Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population 2022

Santa Fe County, New Mexico's estimated population is 152,149 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Fe County, New Mexico is the 4th largest county in New Mexico. The 2010 Population was 144,522 and has seen a growth of 5.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18507,7130.00%
18608,1144015.20%
18709,6991,58519.53%
188010,8671,16812.04%
189013,5622,69524.80%
190014,6581,0968.08%
191014,7701120.76%
192015,0302601.76%
193019,5674,53730.19%
194030,82611,25957.54%
195038,1537,32723.77%
196044,9706,81717.87%
197053,7568,78619.54%
198075,36021,60440.19%
199098,92823,56831.27%
2010144,52245,59446.09%
2011145,8471,3250.92%
2012146,7228750.60%
2013147,4657430.51%
2014147,7823170.21%
2015148,0983160.21%
2016148,7586600.45%
2017149,4917330.49%
2018149,7612700.18%
2019150,3585970.40%
2020150,9555970.40%
2021151,5525970.40%
2022152,1495970.39%
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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,75979.00%
Black or African American1,6641.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,9323.28%
Asian1,9611.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2450.16%
Some Other Race11,9937.98%
Two or More Races10,7657.16%
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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population by Race

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2022

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Median Age

46.8


Total

45.1


Male

48.5


Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Adults

There are 123,263 adults, (36,492 of whom are seniors) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

77,499

51.56%

Male

72,820

48.44%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population by Age

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female62.5%37.5%
Male59.1%40.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All63,1522.3371.2
Married26,914382.9
Male2,7373.3559.1
Female6,7913.6162.5
Non Family26,7101.2462.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,1954.63%
9th to 12th Grade6,2675.58%
High School Graduate25,79422.98%
Some College21,16918.86%
Associates Degree8,1277.24%
Bachelors Degree23,08620.57%
Graduate Degree22,59520.13%
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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,5061,4191,065
White55,88354,85733,590
Black898863507
2+ Races7,4646,3362,066
Native American3,0982,882657
Hispanic49,85939,8049,254
Other Race8,1265,6731,005
Islander160160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.72%.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,083$41,119$32,864
Less Than 9th Grade$23,970$29,238$20,448
High School Graduate$27,874$31,200$25,837
Some College$35,905$40,357$32,020
Bachelors Degree$43,640$45,394$42,264
Graduate Degree$62,677$80,010$52,184

$37,083

Average Earnings

$41,119

Average Male

$32,864

Average Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language by Age

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

66.04% of Santa Fe County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 33.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.83% of the population.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2409037.50%
Multiple10,4632,22321.25%
Black1,50330820.49%
Hispanic75,14012,49016.62%
Native4,75478616.53%
White63,5965,4598.58%
Asian1,831653.55%
Other2,582NaN%

13.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.62%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Islander, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.67%.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.98%
High School15.48%
Some College12.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.73%
Male Unemployed23.63%
Female Employed7.12%
Female Unemployed28.60%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,668$86,441
Families$73,862$105,346
Married Families$88,190$121,389
Non Families$42,103$58,000
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Income by Household Type

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

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9,254

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War969
First Gulf War1,279
Vietnam4,122
Korea738
World War II356

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34330
35 to 541,519
55 to 641,723
65 to 742,907
75+2,775

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0038.09%
Black656.41%
Native American2155.79%
Asian382.19%
Islander4426.51%
Other Race4624.90%
2+ Races4275.28%
Hispanic2,9785.21%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Age

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Race

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.57%

Born in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

88.25%

Native Born

11.75%

Foreign Born

7.56%

Non Citizen

4.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.25% of Santa Fe County, New Mexico residents were born in the United States, with 46.57% having been born in New Mexico. 7.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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